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Tue, 11/29/2016 - 14:29

Highlights include a Red Carpet bottle signing at the 23rd Annual SAG Awards®

LOS ANGELES (Nov. 29, 2016) – The SAG-AFTRA Foundation and the Screen Actors Guild Awards® today announced Champagne Taittinger is sponsoring a new initiative that will raise additional funds for the Foundation’s critical Emergency Assistance program, which supports actors and their families in times of urgent need.

Tue, 11/22/2016 - 13:58

The union representing Canadian voiceover and performance capture performers has joined with SAG-AFTRA and will help prevent struck video game work from crossing the northern border.

ACTRA and SAG-AFTRA recently strengthened their cooperation for cross-border labor protections and partnered on a joint event at the Toronto International Film Festival in September. Now, ACTRA has joined SAG-AFTRA in support of its strike of 11 video game corporations.

Mon, 11/21/2016 - 14:56

As we move into the holiday shopping season, let’s make sure our message is heard loud and clear – we need a fair contract for SAG-AFTRA’s video game performers!

Tuesday, SAG-AFTRA members and allies are on a virtual picket line to show that our greatest strength is our unity. Please join the #PerformanceMatters picket in social media at noon PT/2 p.m. CT/3 p.m. ET.

Mon, 11/21/2016 - 14:46

Please note that the program I Am Frankie, produced in Miami, FL by Paradiso Pictures, in conjunction with New International Mix, a Viacom International company, for exhibition on Nickelodeon is not signatory to any SAG-AFTRA agreement. This company has not yet executed a minimum basic agreement with SAG-AFTRA in spite of outreach from union staff to company representatives.

Fri, 11/18/2016 - 16:54

The Actors’ Equity Association has united with SAG-AFTRA and called on its membership not to accept  voiceover or performance capture work on struck titles from the 11 video game corporations during the ongoing strike.

AEA Executive Director Mary McColl called on the video game corporations to return to the bargaining table and said her union “stands in solidarity with and support of its sister union SAG-AFTRA as it fights for a fair contract for voice-over and motion-capture performers.”